BCom (Hons), Finance and Econ., Univ. of Victoria, Canada; MPA, Harvard Kennedy School of Gov't; Edward S. Mason Fellow. Formerly: in M&A, a Canadian investment bank; with a pan-African private equity firm, Johannesburg; Director and Head of Africa, World Economic Forum, resp. for relationships and strategic initiatives with gov't and business leaders. Currently, Executive Director, Investment Institute, Investec Asset Management; resp. for providing insight and strategic engagement that support investment decision-making across geographies and asset classes. Recipient: Vernon and Littauer Awards.